How knowledgable are you when it comes to DUIs? Take our quick DUI POP QUIZ to find out, maybe you will know it all or maybe you will learn something new! Good Luck…
(The answers to the DUI POP QUIZ questions are listed below question 10.)
- What does DUI stand for?
- True or False. You can only be charged with DUI if you have been drinking alcohol.
- What does BAC stand for?
- True or False. You can only be charged with DUI if your BAC level is 0.08 or above.
- True or False. Washington State’s legal drinking and driving BAC limit is 0.08.
- What are the 3 most common ways a cop can spot a DUI driver?
- True or False. If an individual is under investigation for a DUI, that individual must take the field sobriety tests.
- What does DOL stand for?
- How many days is a driver’s license suspended if a first time DUI offender that provides a breath test loses their DOL hearing?
- True or False. If found guilty of a DUI, you can later have the DUI removed from your criminal history through the expungement process.
Here are the answers, how did you do?
Driving Under the Influence
False, you can be charged with DUI if your driving is affected and you are under the influence of any substance such as; alcohol, marijuana, drugs, prescription drugs, glue, paint, etc.
Blood Alcohol Content or Blood Alcohol Concentration
False, you can be charged with DUI if an officer believes your driving is impaired even if your BAC level is below 0.08.
True, Washington’s legal drinking limit is a BAC level of 0.08.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration the three most common ways a cop spots a DUI are; 1) wide turns, 2) appearing to be drunk, and 3) straddling along the central marker between lanes.
False, an individual does not need to take the field sobriety tests when under investigation for a DUI, the tests are voluntary. David O Defense always recommends not to take the field sobriety tests.
Department of Licensing
False, a DUI charge cannot be removed or expunged from someone’s criminal history. However charges such as theft, reckless driving, burglary, drug charges, and other misdemeanor and felony charges can be expunged if certain requirements are met.